The Mymensingh Dual Fuel Power Plant is 420MW dual-fuel fired power project. It is planned in Dhaka, Bangladesh. The project is currently in permitting stage. It will be developed in single phase. The project construction is likely to commence in 2021 and is expected to enter into commercial operation in 2023.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Thermal 420 420 Permitting Dhaka, Bangladesh Rural Power


The project is being developed and currently owned by Rural Power.

It is a combined cycle gas turbine (ccgt) power plant that will be used for Baseload. The power plant can run on dual-fuel. The primary fuel being used to power the plant will be natural gas. In case of shortage of natural gas the plant will run on High Speed Diesel. The fuel will be procured from Petrobangla.

The project cost is expected to be around $400m.

The Dual-Fuel fired project consists of 1 gas turbine.

The Dual-Fuel fired project consists of 1 steam turbine.

Development Status

The project construction is expected to commence from 2021. Subsequent to that it will enter into commercial operation by 2023.

Contractors Involved

Harbin Electric International is expected to render EPC services for the dual-fuel fired power project.

About Rural Power

Rural Power Co Ltd (RPCL) is a power company that owns, operates and builds power generation projects. The company offers power and electricity generation and distribution, and power project plant development services. Its power projects include Raozan dual fuel power plant project, Mymensingh combined cycle power station, and Gazipur dual fuel power plant. RPCL is headquartered in Dhaka, Bangladesh.


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